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BRIANNA PIERCE MS, OTR/L
Occupational Therapy Clinical Coordinator
Brianna Pierce received her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science/ Occupational Studies in 2011 and her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in 2012 at the University of New England. She completed her first Level II fieldwork placement at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health in Lafayette, Indiana in their pediatric outpatient clinic. During this fieldwork experience, she gained knowledge working with children with a variety of diagnoses, including autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, fine motor delay, and more. After fulfilling her second Level II fieldwork in 2012 at Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Brianna joined the Whittier team as an occupational therapist. There, Brianna gained experience with clients who had varying diagnoses from chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder to traumatic brain injury and stroke. Since her employment at Project CHILLD in December 2013, Brianna has continued her education with pediatric occupational therapy by attending various continuing education courses. She has furthered her knowledge in the areas of Neuroplasticity, the Brain Highways Program, Essentials of Sensory Integration Theory, the Essentials of Sensory Integration Assessment, and Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents.